Administrative Conference of the United States - 1953 Annual Report - Acting upon your instruction the Attorney General prepared a list of those departments and agencies of the Federal Government which have adjudicatory and rule-making functions. Fifty-seven such departments and agencies were Hsted. These included the cabinet departments, the maj or independent administrative agencies, other independent commissions and boards, and a number of bureaus, administrations, and services within the cabinet departments. Each of these organizations named a delegate. All of the members of the judiciary, federal trial examiners, and members of the bar named by you accepted the designation and participated in the work of the Conference. Thus the Conference was composed of seventy-five members and delegates.